Chip Breaker

Next you'll want to file the edge of the chip breaker so that it will rest flat against the iron. Any gaps will allow shavings to wedge between the two parts. To hold the chip breaker securely when you're flattening, damp it in a bench vise so the edge you're filing is facing up and parallel to the floor.

Then adjust the position of the frog (see drawing) so it lines up with the back of the throat. Try the plane and if it chatters move the frog forward slightly. Once the plane is cutting well, you can do most of your planing without further adjustment. For diffi-

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Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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